Island Special Collection

Yakushima Croco Hunter Chef's Knife w/Sheath

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  • Fast and safe cutting with long-lasting sharpness due to the use of a VG10 steel core and 103 layers of Damascus
  • Unique and well balanced ergonomic handle made of serpentine wood

  • Extremly sharp
  • Comes with an extravagant handmade crocodile and phyton skin sheath
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.Rabindranath Tagore

It does not need much foreknowledge to realize that this knife is not ordinary. The Yakushima Croco Hunter Chef's Knife is an absolutely unique masterpiece. In a vacuum heat treatment 103 layers of high quality Damascus are wrapped around a stable VG10 core. In order to achieve an exceptional sharpness, each knife is hand sharpened using a water-cooling process by an experienced blacksmith. This ensures a long-lasting sharpness, while being sturdy and durable. Finally, a hardness of 59-60 HRC is achieved. 

The ergonomic handle is hand polished and made of high quality serpentine wood. Since the age of the wood is different for each handle, variations in color or shape can occur, making each knife unique.

To underline the exclusivity of the Yakushima Croco Hunter, each knife comes with an Italian, hand-stitched vegetable tanned leather sheath, which is partially covered with phyton and crocodile skin. It is the ultimate knife that leaves no wishes unfulfilled! 

Knives from this collection are the ideal gift for passionate and aspiring hobby chefs, making even the most demanding friends and family members very satisfied.


Total Length: 12.2 in (31.0 cm)
Blade Length: 7.9 in (20.0 cm)
Handle Length: 4.3  in (11.0 cm)
Blade Width: 1.5 in (3.8 cm) (The widest point)
Blade Thickness: 0.11 in (0.3 cm)
Net Weight: 0.48 lb (219 g)

Our Recommendation

For optimal, long lasting sharpness we recommend you storing your knives using a knife block and sharpening your knives regularly using a whetstone or sharpening steel. The equipment can be found in our shop under Knife Sharpening Tools and Accessories. A detailed sharpening Instruction can be found here.

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The best knife I ever bought and I had them all. Of course it cant be compared to a $2000 Damascus knife, but there is no other knife which provides such a value and beauty for this price point. Fully happy!!!

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Fast shipping. The blade looks terrific. I love it.

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Knife is really stunning, packaging is also perfect.

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Extremly sharp. very good looking. Thank you.

The average shipping times are as follows:

  • United States: 5-15 business days
  • Canada: 5-15 business days
  • Australia: ​5-15 business days
  • Europe: ​5-15 business days

We only accept orders from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.

Please allow 1-4 business days to process and pack your order. Exceptions apply in the holiday season.

Import duties, and any other additional import charges and taxes are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are ultimately the buyer's responsibility.

Shipping to remote areas (e.g. Alaska and Hawaii) can take 4-8 weeks.

Items in bundles can be shipped separately due to different shipping methods or weight. Accessories and knives are always shipped separately.

Detailed information on delivery times can be found here.

You can choose between a refund or a credit note on returned items.

  • 14 days return from the day you receive your items.
  • Item(s) must be returned in their original condition and packaging.
  • Return shipping methods and associated costs are the responsibility of the customer. A restocking fee of 15% of the purchase price of the returned items will be retained (exception: we sent you a defective or wrong item).
  • Orders can be canceled within 12 hours after placing the order.

Detailed returns policy here.

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